Theophilus Davis settled in Hull in the late nineteenth or early twentieth century. He married twice and had children in the region. Davis joined the East Yorkshire Regiment during the First World War and sadly lost his life at the Battle of Estaires which was one of the opening phases of the Battles of Lys in Belgium.
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Spot the difference!
Yesterday we released a blog that revelead two pictures of Hull docks, which are believed to have been painted by local artist John Ward in the first half of the nineteenth century. Although they are remarkably similar, there is one important difference, can you identify what it is?
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